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  Today's Date: Tuesday October 13, 2015    Current MMQB Index: 5985.25 +6.14 (+0.10%) on a volume of 718,952 shares. Year to Date Change: + 1.20%
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Mart Space for Lease
Monday September 21, 2015 
Motorola Mobility confirmed last week that it is seeking one or two tenants to sublease 200,000 square feet of its office at the Merchandise Mart.

ESI Ergonomics launches Industry Breast Cancer Initiative
Monday September 21, 2015 
As a women owned small business and a member of the furnishing industry, The Common Thread for a Cure is a mission ESI is delighted to support.

Federal Goverment spending $1M per year on wasteful Storage Facilities
Monday September 14, 2015 
According to the report, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) leases a 54,000-square-foot warehouse in Northern Virginia for about $934,000 per year. Inside the warehouse, auditors found mostly broken office furniture and stockpiles of printer/copier paper.

Business Spending and Inventories Grew During the Second Quarter
Monday August 31, 2015 
The second-quarter rebound appears unlikely to presage substantial acceleration for an economy that had been held back for years by low productivity growth, slow wage growth, a reduced share of Americans in the workforce and hesitance to spend by businesses and households.

RICS: Nearly half of UK Employees don't like their Office or Working Environment
Monday July 13, 2015 
RICS' research highlights that high-quality offices and workplace facilities have a role to play in retaining key members of staff.

Finance: Steelcase, Herman Miller Talk to Investors about the Latest Quarter
by MMQB STAFF  Monday June 29, 2015 
Herman Miller continues to put more focus on small- and mid-sized business, part of its overall refocusing strategy.

Survey: Staples Report Outlines Office Habits
by MMQB STAFF  Monday June 29, 2015 
The Staples Advantage Workplace Index is a comprehensive look at trends in the rapidly evolving workplace in the United States and Canada.

Pair of companies prepares dealers, manufacturers for mergers and acquisitions
by MMQB STAFF  Monday June 8, 2015 
Dealer consolidation and succession planning is a huge issue, mostly because of the age of the industry.

UL Environment Joins ASID on Clinton Global Initiative
Monday April 27, 2015 
UL Environment has become the latest organization to join the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) in its 2014 Clinton Global Initiative America (CGI America) Commitment to Action to develop the ASID Protocols for Health and Wellness in Design.

New Strategies Group formed by Industry Veterans
Sunday March 8, 2015 
The new firm brings together the complementary talents of Robert Russell, Mike Dunlap and Doug Gregory.

CBRE Group Recognized as One of the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces
Monday January 19, 2015 
This annual award honors top employers that display leadership and innovation in engaging their employees.

Facebook among others to buy Furniture without Flame Retardant Chemicals
Monday January 19, 2015 

Deal on 2015 Budget Slashes most Federal Construction Spending
Monday January 5, 2015 
The GSA's construction and acquisition account remains steady in 2015 at over $500 million.

At the Intersection of Football and Office Furniture
by MMQB STAFF  Sunday November 30, 2014 
Defeated and Dejected: Former Steelcase CEO Ponders Future of Michigan Football

YELP Coming to the Mart
Monday August 18, 2014 
More tech companies coming to the Mart.

1 in 3 Owners Cannot Break Away for a Vacation this Summer
Wednesday July 9, 2014 
Smart technology, a strong staff cited as key drivers of SMB work-life balance in Office Depot Survey.

Former Law Firm Office Manager, Three Vendors are accused in Embezzlement
Monday June 23, 2014 
Who says you can't profit from selling office furniture?

by MMQB STAFF  Monday June 2, 2014 
The Haworth-sponsored team, which includes 14 students from Holland High School and six students from Black River Public School, was honored at the company headquarters Thursday.

Admins Happier Than Their Bosses, Survey Finds
Sunday April 13, 2014 
When it comes to who holds the most power in the office, the boss wins.

Study: Good Design Is Good For Business
Monday March 3, 2014 
A new analysis by the design management institute concludes that design-driven businesses have outperformed the S&P by a whopping 228% over the past 10 years.

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